28042018-CT-01.qxd 4/28/2018 1:07 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE SATURDAY | 28 APRIL 2018 | CHANDIGARH PU CET (UG) tomorrow High drama at MC meet ML Markan Trophy 8,900 candidates all set to appear for the PU CET (UG) scheduled to be held on Sunday. P2 Councillor Bobby Kamboj and MC Commissioner exchange hot words during MC meeting. P4 Mohali in command on Day 1, bowl out Chandigarh for 212 runs P12 PARTLY CLOUDY | MAX 38°C MIN 24°C | YESTERDAY MAX 37.6°C MIN 26°C | SUNSET SATURDAY 6.58 PM SUNRISE SUNDAY 5.42 AM CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION J&K-cadre IPS officer Utkarsh is city topper Tribune News Service Chandigarh, April 27 Utkarsh Duggal (28), serving as a J&K-cadre IPS officer, has secured the 17th rank in the Civil Services th examination. The results Rank Utkarsh were declared on Friday. A resident of Chandigarh, Utkarsh cracked the IRS in the third attempt, the IPS in the fourth attempt, again the IPS in the fifth attempt and after the last attempt Megha Arora, daughter of Punjab DGP Suresh Arora, who bagged this time, he is all set to th th the 108th rank, celebrates her success with her parents and get the IAS. Rank Rank Vikramaditya grandmother at their house in Sector 7, Chandigarh. PRADEEP TEWARI It was a double delight for the Duggals as Utkarsh’s brother Aniket (25) has It was Aniket’s fourth secured the 261st rank. attempt. He has also been A resident of Chandigarh, Utkarsh Duggal cracked the IRS in the Both have done engineerpursuing law from Panjab third attempt, the IPS in the fourth attempt, again the IPS in the ing from Punjab Engineering University (PU). fifth attempt and after the last attempt this time, he is all set to get College, Chandigarh. Both “Right from passing out the IAS. It was a double delight for the Duggals as Utkarsh’s brother from PEC, the target of both took sociology as a subject in Aniket (25) has secured the 261st rank. the Civil Services. of us was the Civil Services,” Utkarsh did engineering in said Aniket. Both took coachmetallurgy and passed out in inspiration. He guided me Their father Ramesh ing during their initial Continued on page 2 2011, while Aniket was in the towards the Civil Services. Kumar Duggal retired as an mechanical stream and He has been brilliant right audit officer, while their passed out in 2014. from the start. He will join the mother Ranjana Duggal was Coaching institutes make “My brother Utkarsh is my IAS,” said Aniket Duggal. a history teacher. tall claims Page 2 17 48 108 Double delight for the Duggals Motorcyclist hit by ambulance in Mohali, dies Tribune News Service Mohali, April 27 In a hit-and-run case, an 18year-old motorcyclist was killed after an ambulance hit him at the Spice Chowk light point on Friday morning. According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Ajay, a factory worker hailing from Uttar Pradesh, who was staying in Mohali in a rented accommodation with his younger brother. Sources said the incident occurred at 6.15 am when the victim was on his way to the factory in the Phase VIII industrial area. An ambulance coming from the wrong side allegedly hit his bike, and he sustained head injuries. The police said the victim was rushed to the GMCH, Sector 32, Chandigarh, where doctors declared him brought dead. The driver of the ambulance, Sat Bahadur, was later arrested. The investigation officer, Lakhvir Singh, said, “The victim was dragged for a few metres after the ambulance hit him.” A case has been registered against the accused under Sections 279, 337, 338, 427 and 304-A of the IPC at the Phase I police station. 60-year-old dies in hit and run Page 4 c m y b 57 shops gutted in Mohali fire Property worth crores reduced to ashes; no casualties reported Tribune News Service Mohali, April 27 At least 57 shops were gutted in a major fire that broke out in the furniture market at Lakhnaur in Mohali late on Thursday night, leading to a loss of property worth crores of rupees. Police sources said no casualties were reported in the fire. A thick layer of smoke engulfed the area. The fire originated from a warehouse on one side of the 3acre market, and aided by strong winds, it spread to the rear side. The sources said the fire started around 2.30 am, following which a local resident informed the Police Control Room. TRIBUNE PHOTO: VICKY FORECAST The furniture market where the fire broke out at Lakhnaur village in Mohali. Uday Chand, a labourer staying in the vicinity, said, “I heard a loud explosion from the market and raised the alarm after noticing a dense blaze.” Mohali Fire Officer Arun Khanna said, “We received a call at 3.22 am and immediately rushed fire engines to the spot. Ten fire engines — eight from Mohali, one from Dera Bassi and one from Chandigarh — were pressed into service and the fire was brought under control in four hours. For refilling the fire engines, we sent these to the nearby Godrej factory.” The sources said before the first fire engine reached Lakhnaur at 3.30 am, the Border Security Force (BSF) had sent two water tankers to help douse the fire. Fire officials said the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained. An official said, “Fortunately, no one was at work at that time. Some shops had paint and paint thinner, which are highly flammable, due to which the fire spread rapidly.” Over 20 shops at the rear Continued on page 4 BOUNCE BACK with Dr. Vivek Bindra
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